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|At the opening the Pope said: “Shrine of Our Lady of Tears, you were erected to remind the Church of the tears of our Mother.” “The tears of Mary belong to the order of signs: They testify to the presence of our Mother in the Church and in the world. A mother weeps when she sees her children threatened by evil, be it spiritual or physical.”||06/22/2006||418|
|Charlottenburg Palace today is the largest residence of the Hohenzollern in Berlin. Originally built by Elector Frederick III as a summer residence for his wife Sophie Charlotte in 1699, the palace was later extended into a stately building with a cours d`honneur.|
The magnificent palace is surrounded by a baroque garden, in which diverse architectures melt into a unique ensemble....
|The Stadtschloss (German: Berliner Stadtschloss, rendered in English as Berlin City Palace), was a royal palace in the centre of Berlin, capital of Germany (1871-1945 capital of the German Reich, 1949-1990 in parts capital of East Germany, 1990 to date capital of reunifed Germany). It was the principal residence (winter residence) of the Kings of Prussia from 1701-1918 and of the German Emperor...||11/10/2009||587|
|The palace doors, each worth one thousand gold pieces, were so admired by "Kaiser Wilhelm" that some were presented to him as a gift and stand today in Berlin Museum. The finest marble and mother-of-pearl were brought from all over the world for the new Ciragan Palace; construction was completed at a total cost of five million Ottoman gold liras. ||10/21/2005||422|
|Mariyinsky Palace is a Baroque palace and the official residence of the President of Ukraine for ceremonial purposes. Designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the palace was completed in 1752.||03/23/2006||799|
|The Brejoeira Palace, in Portuguese Palácio da Brejoeira. It is a palace in Monção, Portugal.|
Tha Palace was constructed in the 18th century according to a project from the architect Carlos Amarante.
|Strömsholm Palace, sometimes called Strömsholm Castle (Swedish: Strömsholms slott), is a Swedish royal palace. The baroque palace is built on the site of a fortress from the 1550s, located on an island in the Kolbäcksån river at the west end of Lake Mälaren. The palace has interiors from the 1700s and an important collection of Swedish paintings.|
|Momsenstadium Berlin.Home of the former 2.Bundesliga Soccerclub TeBe Berlin (Tennis Borussia Berlin).The stadium is located in the district of Charlottenburg.||04/26/2006||457|
|Frederiksborg Palace in Hillerød, Denmark was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV. It is the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia. The palace is located on three small islands in the middle of Palace Lake and is adjoined by a large, baroque formal garden.||09/09/2005||383|
|Chitralada Palace is known by the Thai people as the new palace in Bangkok. It is a primary palace of King Rama IX and other Thai royals.||08/23/2005||713|
|Schoenbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn)is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria. Generations of Habsburg monarchs called the palace home until their downfall in 1918. The newly founded Austrian Republic took ownership of the palace and preserve it to this day as a museum. The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) placed Schönbrunn Palace on the World...||02/17/2007||1,023|
|Kungliga Slottet - The Royal Palace |
1697-1704 Nicodemus Tessin the younger. 1754 completion under C Hårleman and others.
When the old Tre Kronor Palace burned down in 1697, Tessin the younger immediatly started the new construction. Horizontal lines are characteristic of the new palace, which was completed in 1754. The Palace building was of particular signifiance to artistic de...